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Press Release 7 May 2022

ASW 2022: Bengaluru Sheraton Grand to host Asia’s much-awaited sourcing event!

After the massive success of the inaugural edition, Apparel Sourcing Week (ASW) is coming back with its second edition – ASW 2022, in Bengaluru, the business hub of India, on 1 & 2 of July.

The iconic Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel & Convention Center will play host to Asia’s one of the most sought – after sourcing events!

Nestled in what is konw as the in-demand location of the garden city in Whitefield, this ultra-modern five star luxury hotel is within 40 kilometres of the Kempegowda International Airport, with easy accessibility.

The 8-storey hotel spread over an wide open area, offers 61,443 sq. ft. of meeting space — Sheraton Grand’s expansive conference and convention centre is Bengaluru's largest premium meeting destination with comprehensive audio-visual technology, customised catering and a team of experts for meeting and event planners to take care of all the business needs — along with a wide array of amenities for the guests including delicious global fine dining at multiple restaurants, not to mention a refreshing pool and a 24-hour fitness centre to treat oneself at the hotel's superb spa.

Selecting Bengaluru as the host city, where all major global and domestic brands and retailers have their strong presence, looking to cash in on the business opportunities emerging from the ever-increasing spending power of Bengaluru’s upwardly mobile populace keen to splurge on fashionable clothing, accessories and lifestyle products not to mention it is also considered the tech capital of India where software professionals and corporate honchos give the entire city a tech-vibe, only adds to the value of ASW ’22.

So, if you are looking to make your mark in India or increase your footprints in what is considered one of the fastest growing fashion retail markets globally, make sure to attend ASW 2022, which is going to be better and bigger than the inaugural edition.

ASW in its 2022 edition is going to bring in at least 100 manufacturers from apparel manufacturing strongholds of Bangladesh, China, Vietnam and Sri Lanka and 50 suppliers/manufacturers of Fabric and Accessories from South East Asia to showcase their best collections at the specially designed ‘Resource Section’.

Keeping with the scale and dynamics of the event, the visitation profile will include buyers from traditional markets like USA and Europe, along with domestic and global retailers/brands working in the Indian market.

Apart from the expanded visitor base representing various brands, retailers and buying offices, expected to attend the show from across geographical locations, the focus on knowledge and networking will continue to be in limelight with 6 Seminars, 4 Workshops, 6 Open House forums, 4 Vendor meets, not to mention the plentiful business opportunities, during these two days.

See you in Bengaluru on 1st and 2nd of July 2022.

About Apparel Sourcing Week 2022

Apparel Sourcing Week 2022, a two-days Sourcing Show not only provides the Asian manufacturers a platform to showcase their products & manufacturing capabilities to the Brands & Retailers from all over the world including India, but also extends them a chance to attend the multiple seminars (headed by industry experts), workshops, open-house discussions and networking opportunities organised during these three days, which would help the manufacturers get a better understanding of Indian and International Retail and evolving dynamics of sourcing in various markets and retail formats.

About the Organiser

Apparel Resources is well known for its benchmark publications – Apparel Online, StitchWorld and Resource Guide published from India, Bangladesh & Vietnam. These publications have been around in the industry for over 35 years, supporting, guiding and standing by garment exporters and the retail industry globally, providing them a platform to source better.

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